'Cheats' Za'atar Manaqish

'Cheats' Za'atar Manaqish

Deliciously authentic, Manaqish is a dough topped with the flavours of Lebanon. Most commonly, Za’atar spice blend and olive oil. They are the perfect make-ahead snack, appetizer, or even brunch! We’ve come up with a super easy recipe that allows you to have these tasty pizzas on the table in no time.

'Cheats' Za'atar Manaqish


  • 500gr flour
  • 1tsp dry yeast
  • 1tblsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 250-300 ml water7 - 8 tablespoons of Kohkoz Za'atar Spice Blend
  • 1/2 cup of extra virgin olive oil


  • Fresh garden vegetables (tomato, cucumbers, radish)
  • Olives
  • Kohkoz Dips or Feta Cheese


    1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°c degrees, place a large baking tray in oven while heating. 
    2. Take one Pita dough and take apart so that you have two thin pieces of full sized pita.
    3. Mix the Za'atar Spice Blend with the olive oil in a bowl.
    4. With the back of a spoon spread the Za'atar mix all over one side of each pita dough piece.
    5. Put on the heated baking tray Za'atar mix side up and bake for 5-10 mins until the bottom and edges of the pita are slightly brown. 
       6. Serve Za'atar Manaquish warm or a room temperature with assorted vegetables, olives or Kohkoz dips!

    Reference: https://www.kohkoz.co.nz/blogs/recipes/cheats-zaatar-manaqish